Parallel Verses

NET Bible

For I have not spoken from my own authority, but the Father himself who sent me has commanded me what I should say and what I should speak.

New American Standard Bible

For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak.

King James Version

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Holman Bible

For I have not spoken on My own, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a command as to what I should say and what I should speak.

International Standard Version

because I haven't spoken on my own authority. Instead, the Father who sent me has himself commanded me what to say and how to speak.

A Conservative Version

Because I spoke not from myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

American Standard Version

For I spake not from myself; but the Father that sent me, he hath given me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Amplified

For I have never spoken on My own initiative or authority, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment regarding what to say and what to speak.

An Understandable Version

For I did not speak from myself [i.e., on my own authority], but the Father Himself, who sent me, has ordered me what to say and speak.

Anderson New Testament

For I have not spoken of myself: but the Father who sent me, he gave me commandment what I should say, and what I should speak.

Bible in Basic English

For I have not said it on my authority, but the Father who sent me gave me orders what to say and how to say it.

Common New Testament

For I have not spoken on my own authority; but the Father who sent me gave me a command, what to say and what to speak.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I have not spoken for my self; but the father who sent me, he commission'd me, what I should teach, and what I should speak.

Darby Translation

For I have not spoken from myself, but the Father who sent me has himself given me commandment what I should say and what I should speak;

Godbey New Testament

Because I have not spoken of Myself; but the Father Himself having sent me, gave me commandment, what I shall speak, and what I shall say.

Goodspeed New Testament

for I have not spoken on my account, but the Father who has sent me has himself given me orders what to tell and what to say.

John Wesley New Testament

For I have not spoken of myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me commandment, what I should say, and how I should speak.

Julia Smith Translation

For I spake not of myself; but the Father having sent me, he gave me a command, what I should say, and what I should speak.

King James 2000

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I have not spoken from myself, but the Father himself who sent me {has commanded me} what I should say and what I should speak.

Modern King James verseion

For I have not spoken of Myself, but the Father who sent Me gave Me a command, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I have not spoken of myself: but the father which sent me, he gave me a commandment what I should say, and what I should speak.

Moffatt New Testament

for I have not spoken of my own accord ??the Father who sent me, he it was who ordered me what to say and what to speak.

Montgomery New Testament

because I have never spoken on my own authority, but the Father himself who sent me gave me commandment what to say and what words to speak.

New Heart English Bible

For I spoke not from myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Noyes New Testament

Because I have not spoken from myself; but the Father who sent me hath himself committed to me what I should say, and what I should speak;

Sawyer New Testament

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me gave me commandment what to say and what to speak;

The Emphasized Bible

Because, I, out of myself, spake not, but, the Father who sent me, hath, himself, given me commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Because I have not spoken of myself; but the Farther who has sent me, he gave me commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For I have not delivered it on my own authority; but the Father, who sent me, has himself given me his command as to what I should say, and what message I should deliver.

Webster

For I have not spoken from myself; but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Weymouth New Testament

Because I have not spoken on my own authority; but the Father who sent me, Himself gave me a command what to say and in what words to speak.

Williams New Testament

This is because I have not spoken on my own authority, but the Father who has sent me has given me orders Himself what to say and what to tell.

World English Bible

For I spoke not from myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Worrell New Testament

For I spake not from Myself; but the Father, Who sent Me, Himself hath given Me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Worsley New Testament

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father, who sent me, gave me a commandment, what I should say and what I should speak.

Youngs Literal Translation

because I spake not from myself, but the Father who sent me, He did give me a command, what I may say, and what I may speak,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

ἐμαυτοῦ ἐμαυτῷ ἐμαυτόν 
Emautou 
Usage: 21

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

me
μέ 
me 
μοί 
Moi 
me, I, my, not tr
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 122
Usage: 152

he

Usage: 0

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

τίς 
Tis 
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344
Usage: 344

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals containing John 12:49

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Jesus' Final Public Appeal

48 The one who rejects me and does not accept my words has a judge; the word I have spoken will judge him at the last day. 49 For I have not spoken from my own authority, but the Father himself who sent me has commanded me what I should say and what I should speak. 50 And I know that his commandment is eternal life. Thus the things I say, I say just as the Father has told me."


Cross References

John 3:11

I tell you the solemn truth, we speak about what we know and testify about what we have seen, but you people do not accept our testimony.

John 5:30

I can do nothing on my own initiative. Just as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I do not seek my own will, but the will of the one who sent me.

John 8:26

I have many things to say and to judge about you, but the Father who sent me is truthful, and the things I have heard from him I speak to the world."

John 14:10

Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you, I do not speak on my own initiative, but the Father residing in me performs his miraculous deeds.

John 17:8

because I have given them the words you have given me. They accepted them and really understand that I came from you, and they believed that you sent me.

Deuteronomy 18:18

I will raise up a prophet like you for them from among their fellow Israelites. I will put my words in his mouth and he will speak to them whatever I command.

John 3:32

He testifies about what he has seen and heard, but no one accepts his testimony.

John 6:38-40

For I have come down from heaven not to do my own will but the will of the one who sent me.

John 8:42

Jesus replied, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come from God and am now here. I have not come on my own initiative, but he sent me.

John 14:31

but I am doing just what the Father commanded me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Get up, let us go from here."

John 15:15

I no longer call you slaves, because the slave does not understand what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, because I have revealed to you everything I heard from my Father.

Revelation 1:1

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must happen very soon. He made it clear by sending his angel to his servant John,

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